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Scientists Create Hybrid, Air-Transmissible Bird Flu Strains
Following a moratorium on "dangerous" flu research, new studies reshuffle the molecular mechanisms that allow bird flu to infect humans.
Flu Researchers Say: Let Us Get Back To Work Studying Risky Mutations
Virologists are ending their worldwide bird-flu research hiatus, but they need approval from U.S. funding agencies.
How to Give Ferrets A Highly Contagious, Sneeze-Transmissible Version of the Bird Flu
After months of controversy, second bird flu recipe finally published
Amid Controversy, Scientists Publish Recipe For Making More Potent Bird Flu
Just a handful of genetic mutations can turn bird flu into a highly infectious pathogen that could wreak havoc on...
A New Moratorium on Research Into Engineered Avian Flu: What It Means for Science
Is some research so dangerous it shouldn't be done at all?
Should a New Recipe for Engineered Bird Flu, Potent Enough to Kill Millions, Be Published?
Inside a Dutch medical facility is a potentially devastating weapon that could kill millions: A genetically modified version of the...
The Scariest Ideas in Science
Undead viruses! Killer foxes! Soldiers who never sleep! This is no horror movie--it's today's scientists at their most daring